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December 27, 2016

 

People may have confused symptoms of the plague, rabies, and schizophrenia with vampirism.

Vampirism Or Decomposition

People may have confused the normal process of decomposition with proof that vampires were real.

January 21, 2016

 

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Why Do Corpses Float?

Bacteria release gasses that build up inside the body, causing it to float.

October 31, 2013

 

Day of the Dead skeletons still have what it takes to bust a move.

Deadly Movements

Chemical reactions can cause decomposing bodies to twitch, move, and groan.

March 20, 2007

 

Bioreactor Landfill

Landfills contain lots and LOTS of waste. Is there a safe way to speed up decomposition?

January 28, 2006

 

Artsy Math

If you think science and mathematics have no place in art, then think again.

March 3, 2004

 

Why Do Corpses Float?

Why do corpses float? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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